4 Things to Avoid (not to eat) While Nursing

After I had my babies, I was so excited to be able to eat and drink some of my favorites that I had avoided for 9+ months like sushi and the occasional glass of red wine. Being a doctor, I also knew that there are certain foods that I should avoid and/or pay attention to [...]

Best Postpartum Smoothie

Adequate nutrition is so very important before and during your pregnancy, right? Everyone knows this! But how about when your baby arrives?! Whether or not you are breastfeeding, a healthy diet should be of top-priority in your postpartum days. Being pregnant takes a toll on your body, and during the postpartum period it is common [...]

Dr. Taz MD’s Weekly Q&A, September 16, 2013

Q: I am a 51-year-old woman.  High energy, creative, and impulsive. Then menopause symptoms hit and they hit me hard.  My symptoms include: severe hot flashes, difficulty sleeping, decline of cognitive function and I am struggling to keep on top of things and procrastinating. I am also easily overwhelmed and irritated.  My counselor and another [...]

Integrative – Holistic Beauty: Changing our definition of beauty

Beauty, we are told, is in the eye of the beholder. As women, we continually seek approval and feel judged by how we look, regardless of what else we may accomplish. Ultimately, we must all come to terms with the fact that beauty is subjective. In an age of fillers and plastics, the pursuit of [...]

Integrative Spring Allergy Solutions

It’s that time of year again the flowers, the birds, the pollen, the allergies. Many of us welcome the passing of winter, but for some, spring is synonymous with watery eyes, runny noses and chronic fatigue.  If you suffer from spring allergies, it is best to start your allergy prevention strategies by March. […]